Protoform: LOKA [OC] Rough, of sea (Rby)

Description: Rough, of sea (Rby)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*4 POC *loka "high sea or tide, heavy breakers; be high, rough, of sea or surf" (LPO II:95).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Loka Allow oneself to be carried by waves (Gzl)
East Uvea Loka Houle, grosse vague (Rch)
Mangaia Ro/roka/ The lagoon between reef and shore (Chn)
Niue Loka Rough (of sea) (Sph)
Rennellese Goka/goka Ripple (Ebt)
Tikopia Roka Rough (of sea); great wave (Fth)
Tokelau Lo/loka Flow swiftly (of reef channel or ocean current) (Sma)
Tongan Loka Rough of lagoon, passage, sea near coast (Cwd)

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